San Francisco 49ers vs New England Patriots Prediction, 10/25/2020 NFL Pick, Tips and Odds, Week 7
Game: San Francisco 49ers vs New England Patriots
Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA
Odds/Point Spread: New England +1
Gillette Stadium is the venue where Cam Newton and the New England Patriots (2-3) will take on the San Francisco 49ers (3-3) on Sunday. The spread on this game has San Francisco as 1-point favorites. The O/U opens at 46.
The San Francisco 49ers come into this matchup with a record of 3-3 for this season. The last time they took the field they went up against the Los Angeles Rams and ended up getting the victory by a score of 24-16. Jimmy Garoppolo went 23/33 with 268 yards passing and completed 3 touchdowns. He walked away from this game with no interceptions. Raheem Mostert led the team on the ground during the game. He had a long run of 15 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on the day. He rushed for 65 yards by way of 17 carries which meant he was running for 3.8 yards per tote. George Kittle led the team in receiving yardage by earning 109 yards on 7 receptions. He had an average of 15.6 yards per reception during the game. The San Francisco 49ers rushed the ball a total of 37 times and racked up a total of 122 yards which gave them an average of 3.3 yards per attempt. In all, they ran 70 plays which gave them a total of 390 yards. For the game, the 49ers earned 24 first downs and they totaled 7 penalties for 63 yards. When discussing the defense, San Francisco allowed 19 catches on 38 tries for a total of 198 yards, and a completion percentage of 50.0%. In the running game, the 49ers allowed 113 yards on 19 runs which gave them an average of 5.9 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they conceded 311 yards and forced 1 turnover.
Regarding putting points on the board, the San Francisco 49ers are sitting at 24.7 PPG. As a team they average 127.8 yards on the ground ranking this team at 11th in the league. The 49ers have tallied 2,211 total yards for the year. When it comes to scoring touchdowns, San Francisco has compiled 10 touchdowns through the air and 8 rushing touchdowns. Regarding passing yardage, the 49ers have conceded 1,276 yards which has them ranked 11th in football. In total, they have relinquished 321.0 yards/game ranking them 5th in the league. The 49ers sit in 10th in the NFL concerning team defense, conceding 21.7 points per contest. They are allowing teams to run for an average of 4.1 yards per attempt on the ground and 108.3 rushing yards per game for the season. During their 6 games played, they have allowed 212.7 yards per game via the pass as well as giving up a completion percentage of 62.1%. In total, they have allowed 650 yards via the ground game in 6 games.
The Patriots head into this game 2-3 for this season. In their last outing they went up against the Denver Broncos and ended up taking the loss by a score of 18-12. Cam Newton paced the team on the ground in the game. He tore off a long run of 38 yards and he tallied 1 touchdown for the game. He rushed for a total of 76 yards on 10 carries which gave him an average of 7.6 yards per carry. James White was the receiving yardage leader by earning 65 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 8.1 yards per catch in the game. Newton went 17/25 with 157 yards passing but didn't get a passing TD in the game. He walked away with 2 interceptions during the game. The New England Patriots ended up running the ball 25 times and totaled 117 yards which had them averaging 4.7 yards per rushing attempt. Overall, the Patriots racked up a total of 14 1st downs and they had 1 penalty for 4 yards. For the game, they totaled 56 plays for 288 yards. On the defensive side of the ball, New England gave up 10 completions on 24 tries for a total of 164 yards, and a completion percentage of 42.0%. On the day, they gave up 299 yards and earned 2 takeaways. In the running game, the Patriots gave up 135 yards on 37 attempts which is an average of 3.6 yards per carry allowed.
For the season to this point, the Patriots currently sit at 1,036 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 207.2 passing yards per game, which has them ranked 25th in the league. The New England Patriots average 374.4 yards/contest which is good for 13th in football. They are averaging 167.2 yards per game on the ground and have run for 836 yards for this season. Regarding how much they score, the Patriots currently sit 25th in the league by tallying 21.8 points per outing. The Patriots are sitting in 12th in the National Football League in terms of team defense, giving up 22.0 PPG. They are allowing an average of 4.2 yards per rush and 119.2 yards on the ground per game this year. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 596 yards via the ground game in 5 contests. When talking about yards via the pass, the Patriots have surrendered 1,099 yards which puts them in 2nd in the league. In their 5 games played, they have conceded 219.8 yards per contest through the air as well as conceding a completion percentage of 65.7%. Overall, they have allowed 339.0 yards/game ranking them 9th in football.
Who will win tonight's 49ers/Patriots NFL game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the 49ers -1
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